Screen Gems hastaken the majority of worldwide rights to Constantin Film and Davis Films'horror sequel Resident Evil: Afterlife. Summit Entertainment is selling the rest of the world atAFM.

ProducerConstantin is handling the film in Germany and Davis Film sister companyMetropolitan Filmexport is handling France.

Screen Gems hastaken North America, Latin America, the UK, Japan, Australia/New Zealand,Italy, Spain, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Portugal, South Africa, India andPakistan.

Paul W SAnderson is writing the follow-up to Resident Evil and Resident Evil: Apocalypse, which both starred Milla Jovovich asthe zombie-killing soldier Alice.

The project isout to casting on Afterlife, which this time around follows Alice as she battles the sinisterUmbrella Corp and a deadly virus that threatens to wipe out the human race.

Anderson, JeremyBolt and Robert Kulzer are producing and Bernd Eichinger and Samuel Hadida areserving as executive producers on the video game adaptation.

Screen Gemsreleased the two previous Resident Evil instalments in North America in 2002 and 2004 and to datethe franchise has grossed more than $240m worldwide.